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10 hours ago · Two Kinds Lung Cancer and dealing with other issues in Lung Cancer

Hi Nancy,
You might wish to revisit the discussion called “Insomnia and Cancer” https://connect.mayoclinic.org/discussion/insomnia-29e169/ You had some pretty good advice for Lacey back in November last year! Check it out. Maybe your own advice would help you today. 🙂

10 hours ago · Brachioradial pruritus. (severe itching on forearms and neck, no rash). in Brain & Nervous System

Hi @froglegs, welcome to Connect. Please meet @salemm72 who also recently joined Connect and posted about brachioradial pruritus (BRP). How long have you been dealing with BRP?

10 hours ago · Brachioradial pruritus. (severe itching on forearms and neck, no rash). in Brain & Nervous System

Welcome to Connect, @salemm72. Thanks for sharing tips for relief. I understand that physical therapy or even acupuncture may help some people who have cervical spine disease. (Reference: http://www.clinicaladvisor.com/dermatology/brachioradial-pruritus/article/593588/) Do you have issues with your cervical spine or neck?

19 hours ago · Video Q&A about Medical Therapies for Uterine Fibroids in Women's Health

Hi @kurgle
Here is a list of the current clinical trials for uterine fibroids currently underway at Mayo Clinic. Some are still accepting participants

http://www.mayo.edu/research/clinical-trials/search-results?keyword=uterine%20fibroids

Click the study details of each to see the eligibility criteria and contact information. You may also wish to discuss with your doctor.

2 days ago · Diagnosed with sarcoma? Let's share in Cancer

@c945105, how is your husband doing? How are you?

You mentioned that your husband had an ostomy for a time due to rectal cancer. You may be able to provide some insight for a new member who will be getting a colostomy next month. See the post here: https://connect.mayoclinic.org/discussion/ostomy-adapting-to-life-after-colostomy-ileostomy-or-urostomy/?pg=2#comment-76214

2 days ago · Diagnosed with sarcoma? Let's share in Cancer

@bennyhill38, I wanted to check in and see how your wife is doing. How is chemo going? Has she finally been able to get relief from the pain?

2 days ago · Diagnosed with sarcoma? Let's share in Cancer

Hi Chris, I’m glad you found us here on Connect. I hope @udderplace and @kathythornjohnson will return to share the experiences with liposarcoma with you. Chris are you getting daily radiation treatments? Have you had surgery?

2 days ago · Encephalitis - Relaxing the Brain in Brain & Nervous System

Hi @kiger5boys. Welcome to Connect.
Recently several members have shared some additional articles and information here.
– Is it autoimmune encephalitis or encephalitis ???? https://connect.mayoclinic.org/discussion/is-it-autoimmune-encephalitis-or-encephalitis/

I hope @techi @mrmaid11 and @soccerchick will join this discussion to give you some insights to help your father. kiger5boys, does your father have additional conditions that may be compounding the dreaming and active state of his mind?